Generalife
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YO_LOOK_AT_ME
San Antonio, TX2,738 contributions
Sep 2022
Prior to visiting the Generalife, recommend going to one of the many miradors (we went to the Mirador de San Nicolas) to view the city landscape and Alhambra, Generalife and Alcazaba. While a few in the day is impressive, it really becomes beautiful at night, as it is lit up. After visiting the Alhambra, we proceeded to Generalife whereas it had beautiful views of the city along with gardens and pools to walk amongst.
Written 26 January 2023
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nara501
Boston, MA307 contributions
Jan 2023
Very pleasing and relaxing to walk through. Give yourself enough time (1-2 hours) just for the gardens.
Written 22 January 2023
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laczkozsu
Debrecen, Hungary1,309 contributions
Dec 2022
This place is a part of the Alhambra, it’s on the world heritage list. It was the summer palace and country estate of the Nasrid sultans (in the 1300s). Now it’s a must-see site. We bought combined tickets with Alhambra online in advance. We walked around the wonderful gardens, which occupy three large terraces on the hillside. My favourite was one, which features a rose bush labyrinth. I think you need a few hours to explore this place and don’t rush throught it.
Written 18 January 2023
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Minal R
The Hague, The Netherlands3 contributions
Jan 2023
definitely worth a visit along with the Alhambra... its integral to the story of the palaces and meticulously laid out.
Written 10 January 2023
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GG_luvs_hols
Bristol, England4 contributions
Dec 2022 • Friends
Lovely historic buildings and architecture. Loads to walk around and look at, walking shoes a must. It's all building structures and gardens and water features, so if that's what you're into you'll enjoy it.
Written 4 December 2022
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AdamLeaves
Canberra, Australia497 contributions
Nov 2022
You'd probably be giving this a big five stars if it wasn't right next to the Alhambra and I felt that it wasn't as good as the amazing palaces in the main complex. Lovely view across the gully to the main complex and beautiful gardens. Definitely do have a look in unless you're desperately pressed for time.
Written 27 November 2022
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Claudia
10 contributions
Nov 2022
This property provides great views of the city. As a summer home to the Sultan, it had amazing gardens with fruits, herbs and flowers. It is a worth while visit when you visit the Alhambra.
Written 21 November 2022
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sarahcK781SR
Weston super Mare, UK432 contributions
Sep 2022
beautiful gardens inside, great views across the city . Water features and walled gardens. Great place to visit, has steps.
Written 21 November 2022
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JJJC_Family
Virginia629 contributions
Oct 2022
Wonderful gardens and a palace with lovely views are the capstone of The Alhambra, the most magnificent site seen in my decades of travel. It was a bit of a haul for me to reach it as the Alhambra is truly huge and particularly difficult for my wife who has back and leg pains and some breathing difficulties, but even for her it was well worth the effort. The Alhambra is a World Heritage, so anointed by UNESCO. Who am I to argue? If it is within your ability to visit here, do not miss out. It should be at the top of your bucket list.
Written 4 November 2022
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Mike Purnell
Bridgnorth, UK135 contributions
Oct 2022
Our main reason for taking a holiday in this part of Spain was to visit Generalife and The Alhambra and we weren't disappointed.
Written 10 October 2022
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